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    ACCOMMODATING EMPLOYEE ODOR SENSITIVITY MAKES SCENTS FOR EMPLOYERS

    Michigan employer settles ADA claim for $100,000 after allegedly failing to make reasonable accommodations for employee’s odor allergy Employers should be aware that the American with Disabilities Act (“ADA” or the “Act”) may cover an employee’s sensitivity to odors and related allergies. Failure to accommodate odor sensitivity could result in significant employer liability. In McBride […]

    Plaintiff’s Vacation to Hawaii was a Nightmare, or not?

    Riley v. Marriott Int’l, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135728 (W.D.N.Y. Sept. 25, 2014). What happens when your dream vacation turns into a nightmare? That’s easy; it’s America, so obviously you sue everyone who may be responsible. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, the opposing side may not comply with e-discovery laws, and that may ultimately lead […]

    Three Local School Districts Cancel Football Seasons Due to Hazing Allegations

    Bullying is one of the fastest growing issues affecting schools across the country today. In the last month, three local high schools have taken a somewhat unprecedented approach in an effort to tackle problems of hazing in their locker rooms. First, on October 6, 2014, the Sayreville War Memorial High School’s football season was cancelled […]